Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the idea and experience of Christian pilgrimage in Europe from the 12th to the 15th centuries, which figured so strongly in the imagination of the age.
How can the life and cult of Thomas Becket be traced through material culture? This was the question at the heart of the ‘Locating Becket’ workshop, sponsored by CHASE, and held at the British Library, British Museum and Courtauld Institute of Art on Tuesday 6th December 2016. Curators and scholars gathered first at the BritishContinue reading “Workshop: Reflections on ‘Locating Becket’”
Please join us at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art on the evening of the 19th October. The seminar will discuss the Digital Pilgrim Project and the art historical/museological potential of digital technologies. http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/whats-on/forthcoming/digital-pilgrim-project The Digital Pilgrim Project is digitising the British Museum’s collection of medieval badges and 3D imaging a selection. TheContinue reading “Seminar: The Digital Pilgrim Project 19th October 2016”
Call for Papers:Pilgrimage, Exploration, and TravelSession sponsored by Hortulus at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14-17, 2015Deadline: 15 September 2015 Hortulus will sponsor a session on “Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel,” a theme selected by our readers, at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo,Continue reading “CFP: Pilgrimage, Exploration, and Travel (Kalamazoo 2015)”